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New a3 style ttrs wheels?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by seanick, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. seanick

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    Hi guys,

    Has anyone purchased a replica set of these recently? The rotor style but grey finish not the black ones! Planning new wheels finally!!! Just wondering if anyone has done so where they got em the price any the quality of the finish?

    Cheers
    seanick
     
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    you going for these Mark?
     
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    ye gawds thats cheap!
     
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    Marks got a set of Genuine 18s rotars coming towards him next week.

    It should be marks wheel deals Ltd
     
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    for those of us that havnt a clue lol
    Whats the dif between these and genuine audi ones?
     
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    about 15kg and don't buckle as easy :whistle2:
     
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    Europe has the advantage of unlimited wheel availability. In US, we cannot get OEM Euro wheels unless we use Europrice or OEMPLUS. AUDI US dealerships cannot order Euro market only items. We can only buy reps. I always prefer OEM but am forced to buy reps. One thing I may say about the 5 spoke design by Hartmann is the concavity appeals to me. I loved the OEM 5 spokes until I saw the Hartmann's. Since I cannot get 19's in OEM, Hartmann's are a great option and are well made. I have not heard of a single problem with Hartmann products but others may have. I have ASN forum members who are more than happy to help me buy OEM but after the VAT and shipping, the whole transaction leaves me pale. Just my 0.02
     
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    Im going to fit the 18's Rotors on and see what they look like. If I prefer the BBS CK's then they will get refitted.....if not then the rotors will stay on........see what happens on Tuesday.
     
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    OEM's or rep's ?
     
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    couldn't get the RS3 grill :(, me not got enough funds, as i only bought the S3 grill about 3-4 weeks ago, hence my rings going white.
    meaning I'll have 2 grills to move on. How you getting on with you grill? (gave you a plug earlier!)

    Think you will like the Rotor's, especially if you drop the front. my springs have settled down at a height i like. not too low, just right.
     
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    Im still undecided at the moment :think: The 19's are fitted just now and without lowering it, the back end is rubbing going over mediocre bumps. If Im gonna keep the 19's I might just get the front end lowered with the Eibach springs........no rush though. Will make the decision after I take piccies of the Rotors fitted and compare the 2. I think the RS3 grill is being kept now.........:shutup2:
     
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    the grill should have been mine :ninja: another time... hopefully another will come up when i can spend some free ££££
     
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    Well I've just had a quote for 4 wheels to be refurbished by my pal that has his own surface finish company and being an ex Rolls Royce sprayer he's very good at what he does. 4 wheels refurbed and sprayed was just under £200.
     
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    Here's a pic with the CK's fitted. Will get afew pics with the rotors fitted tomorrow.

    [​IMG]
     
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    big decision that lad, as both set of wheels look brill.. think it might be a flip of coin
     
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    no probs mate.
     
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    Here's my reps that were made by Audi:

    [​IMG]

    I must say, great quality.
     
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    Ha ha nice 1 :-/ best looking reps I've seen to date!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;)
     
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    Shame they cost £800 each from the Replica wheels shop in Manchester called 'The Audi Parts Department' :laugh:
     
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    Ouch £800 each :( could I pic ur brains n8? If I was looking at getting 19's what et/tyre size would you suggest for the 06 140 sport back I have? Not keen on lowering just cos it's an everyday car!!! Like I said b4 would 19's make it look odd? What u think?
     
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    That's how much they are new. No point going bigger wheels if you aren't going to lower it, pointless exercise IMO.
     
  29. seanick

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    Cheers n8, just saw 19" ck's in black and thought they looked swell, ;) it's Misano red so really fancy black or grey wheels.
     
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    booooooom:yes:......... not everyone can, or will ball like N8:p


    worth every penny IMO
     
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    I do love CKs, they are a lovely looking wheel.

    I didn't pay £800 a wheel of course :laugh:
     
  33. seanick

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    Dont do anything else this is perfect :)
     
  34. seanick

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    New wheels!!!!! Not black/grey I know but happy! :icon_thumright:
    [​IMG]

    Unfortunatley or maybe not! I found this when I was changing the brake pads! Deffo means a new spring but maybe just lower it after all!
    [​IMG]
     
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